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to gettbetter or worse this year. teaching science to city elementaay schhol students ggt &pnational science foundation. stephanie rawlings- blake were on hand at arlington elementary school in northwest baltimore to announce a 7 point 4 million dollar grant between johns hopkinn university nd the city school syssem.the five yyar rant will help math and science teaahers team up with faculty from the joons hopkins school of engineering to find ways o better engage ssudents in learning about sciencc.. 3:11"hoo proud you must be, to school...i didn't see a kid in phe classroom ttat looked like they didn't want to be in school....they weee excitee abouttschool"...they were excited about science" &pscience" the mayor says the program will engage ver 16000hundred ptudents hhw are the roaas looking tonig? report. e report..- pbelairwwlkensmaps395map - 3 one teenaaer ii the target f a cruul joke...how the last laugh. i'm candace doll in os annelesson thh see oo new girr. check it out this is the apartment hat you seeeevery season. season 2 t all ssarts tonight on fox45, but we're g
" stink" the... chhmcial talstaa... is... also popular... in... trraaing stink bugs. science education for elementary school students got a big boost today froo the national science foundation. senator benncardin ann mayor stephanie rawlings- bbakeewere on hand at arlington elementary school in northwest baltimorr to nnnunce a 7 pointt4 million doolar grant that will fund a partnership between johns hopkins system.the five year grant &pwill hell math and scienne teachers team up with faculty from he johns hopkins school of engineering to find ways o better engage students in learning bout science.. &p3311"how proud you muss be, t know when you drive by the school...i diid't see a kid in the classroom that looked like they didn't waat to be in school....they were exccted about schooll...they were excited about science" scienne" the mayoo says the program will engage over 1600 hundred students. tto fat... to.... join thh military. military. that's... exxctly... what a group of retired militarr leaders... ps... now calling... a... to... a... new report... from the g
stem cell science. >> this bill would support the taking of innocent human life, so i vetoed it. >> you know, when you're talking about the potential to heal and cure so many and it not going forward, it pissed me off and i wanted to do something. >> michael j. fox. >> now the politics have changed, but the quest for a cure continues. >> how close are we? we're a lot closer than we were ten years ago. a lot closer. >> tonight ofrontline, correspondent dave iverson tracks the pursuit of parkinson's and his own family journey. >> frontline is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. and by the corporation for public broadcasting. major funding is provided by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed building a more just, rdant and peaceful world. and by reva and david logan, committed to investigative journalism as the guardian of the public interest. additional funding is provided by the park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. and by tfrontline journalism fund, supporting investi
. especially in critical areas that turned up in that new staffing report. subjects like math, computer science, science areas like physics and chemistry, special- education, english as a second language, and world languages. this math teacher is evidence of what is possible. >> i love where i am. love teaching and i love the building and in. the kids are great. i like it a lot. >> he got his start with a baltimore county scholarship to encourage high school students to choose a teaching career. >> we think is really cool a former graduate our school would be able to come back and be a teacher. the faculty is very excited about it. especially teachers to have him as a student here. >> more than 100 high-school students are setting their sights on teaching. >> i demand -- there already planning lessons and designing activities and it's really nice. >> the state is going after people who would consider teaching as a second career. to see the entire report, log onto our web site, wbaltv.com, and click on education. >> foreign-policy is the focus in tonight pasqua been 20 will report. >> how the ca
they need more educators to teach critical shortage areas. they include a map, computer science, chemistry, physics, special education, and world languages. there is a need for school based programs. >> i think it is important for students. teaching is a wonderful career to embark upon. >> there's a shortage of male and minority teachers. you could read the entire report at our website, wbaltv.com. >> 62 degrees at the airport. where a child lives could show the likelihood they developed asthma. >> and national security risk. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. if price was not an issue, would you want to own a car that could drive itself? [laughter] you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> we're keeping tabs on the area roads. what accident still clearing in what accident still clearing in cecil county which means our already low fares...are even lower. that's like making the grand canyon...grander. or the great lakes...greater. or the rocky mountains... rockier. y
the change for winter 2012. >> it's kind of a science. >> jummy the -- you meet the man behind "wicked" and how they turn the stage into >> discussion impossible tax hike under way and the impact could have on middle-class families. a man dies in police custody and is now being rolled homicide. allegations of illegal gambling and internet cafes. details on the claims being made by the maryl >> the weather channel will begin naming not or the winter storms this upcoming winter season to better communicate the threat and timing of a significant storms' impact. instead of calling things snow- tober or snopocalypse. the list includes athena, brutus, draco, and magnus. >> the most important things to look out will be accumulation and the combination of wind which can produce significant impact on the public. listen differentiate -- this will differentiate the system they will be using. tom tasselmyer? >> "bob's on teh way." we start talking about snowstorms three weeks in advance. >> brutus is coming! >> e tu? [laughter] >> pretty soon we will be naming rain storms. i don't know. >> we will
think, mulder? >> sam? >> it's a cumulus cloud. >> you have to try the science department. >>> this controversial headline, talking about a mom gene. there's some new research that says that could be something that actually gets that some women are better suited to give birth and be mothers. >> i have mom jeans. >> i'm wearing them now. cue the music. >>> get ready, everybody. trash to treasure in the house. it was a staple on "gaa." welcome to "gma" with this anchor showdown, like we've never done before. going to show you how to transform flea market bargains into stunning showpieces, we hope. yeah. we'll do our best, lara. >> that would be good of you. >> you might understand -- >> i'm lowering expectations, as the presidential nominees are both doing. >>> now, to the shocking murder mystery out of hollywood, that ended up with an up-and-coming tv actor dead. johnny lewis and oicials say he went on a violent rampage, allegedly killing his landlady and then himself. was a designer drug behind all of it? abc's david wright has the latest from los angeles. david? >> report
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-- they are going to get dirty. . >> reporter: we partnered with a science and his students to find what was lurking in local bags. >> we just wipe round the areas where kids are most likely to touch. the handle and the top but also a bit of the front and the back. >> reporter: they swabbed more than 100 bags provided by three elementary schools. then went back to the lab to transfer cells from the swabs to dishes. >> you can see a variety of different things on any one box. >> reporter: what grew may gross you out. 59 of the 103 bags had low levels of staph, two had high amounts. >> having something like this get in to the wrong place at the wrong time could lead to a potential infection. >> reporter: including mrsa. the low levels of yeast are okay but that could mean the bags have big problems. >> they indicate just the fact that my box is coming in contact with vegetation, my food or sitting it on the lawn as i wait for the bus. >> reporter: and he found something that is very bad, 23 bags had fecal bacteria, four had dangerously high levels. >> get in to the system and in a good sized dose
research center, it is the global leader in ocular science. this man is the visionary and ceo, leading his team with a critical mantra. >> we don't want them to spend time and energy waiting six months down the road to find out that the project is not a success. what is taking three or four months other places, we can determine in less than a week. >> breakthroughs come faster as well, and here is why. they just expanded sleeping quarters on site. researchers from all over the united states and abroad can stay here and immediately study donated i to shoot before it breaks down. some 50,000 men, women, and children around the world have their sight back because of the institute and the game changer who started his career as a collector, working with families of donors. knowing that the gift will change another person's life is what drives his passion. >> they don't know who we are but hoping at the end of the day that we will make a difference in their lives. >> thanks to the institute, as the man that can see. at the age of 9, she had her first transplant. 16, she was fitted with contacts
dice mas. . fuse science ha desarrollado productos con avanzada tecnologia pensando en la comodidad del consumidor y en el alivio a coro plazo, un ejemplo de esto es el energel, un gel que produce alivio cuando hay dolor o fatiga muscular y algun tipo de proceso antinflamatorio en las articulaciones. tambien deportistas como tiger woods, big papi david ortiz, el pelotero de las medias rojas de boston jose bautista, nolan carroll de los miami dolphins, entre otros son aficionados del energel. http://www.fusescience. com yy en las tiendas naturistas gnc. hacemos una pausa: y cuando volvamos toda la informacion deportiva.. pero antes un adelanto con el socio!! como les va buenas tardes y buen inicio de semana para todos, fue un fin de semana de mucha actividad deportiva para los equipos del area que en dos disciplinas estan luchando por su clasificacion directa al playoff, y nuestro primer resumen tiene que ver con el iniciamos en el candem yard donde los orioles derrotaron 6-3 a los medias rojas y esperaron una victoria de texas ante los angelinos que no se concretó. luego de
health risks. >> we had to keep pushing. science is the basis of everything. the 482 megawatt coal-fired facility owners say that the today is lesse about pollution control and more change in price for gas.al what happens now with this prime waterfront property currently owned by pepco -- >> it's an opportunity to have something exciting to happen in of mixed use development. now 15th thousand tons of begins. 15,000 tons. most of the employees have been or retired. six are still looking for work. >> jacqui jeras has a look at forecast. >> we started out really foggy northwest of the metro area this morning. here's an awesome time lapse i from oakdaleyou ijamsville.in look at the that shallow layer to awhich gave way beautiful sunny conditions. we goill change as throughout the day. clouds mostly on the increase. inyou can see them pushing from the south. that will bring a chance of rain. heavy rain across the tennessee river valley as well as parts of south.p that system will be with us the couple days. if you are traveling today, memphis, raleigh, charlotte, all of the leas. newar
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katie club. we will tell you the warning science of bullying and how to intervene if your child is being harassed at school. a show every parent needs to watch. that's later on katie. >> that is 4:00 today here on abc 2. coming up, dramatic video to bring you this morning, you don't want to miss this. a massive fire caught on camera. how long crews had to work to get this mess under control. so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. those spots are actually leftover food and detergent residue that can redeposit on your dishware during the rinse cycle. gross. jet-dry rinse agent helps wash them away so the only thing left behind is the shine. jet-dry rinses away residues fo
-old study by the australian institute of marine science finds that the reef has lost 50%. scientists say they are trying to stem the tide. >> this is actually fertilizer pollution, feeding the star fish. >> it grows among the most environmentally friendly in the world. >> conservationists say cutting the amount of fertilizer that is running off into the reef would make a big difference, similar to our efforts in our own backyard with the chesapeake bay. >> more problems for a set of metro escalators, but this time it's not what you think. >>> what a celebration it was at nationals park last night. washington still managed to win the national league east when atlanta fell to pittsburgh. >> fans are looking ahead to the playoffs. scot broom is live at the stadium with more. hi scott. >> that's correct. a couple more games against the phillies when it is off to the playoffs as national league east champions. fans are beside themselves, including a blast from the past. famed senator slugger, excuse me, famed senator slugger, howard. >> i think it's going to be great. >> he is 76 year
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of science is that what if he sinks to the bottom. >> you want to boil him. >> he is -- what are your predictions. >> he is going to the right. >> going to the right. >> yeah. >> a cold winter? let's worry about today. >> exactly. today is not cold. it's nice and mild but we are dealing with the rain out there. so, as you head out and about, put the heavy coats away. remember what we needed yesterday and the day before and break out the rain gear because the rain is here. and you can see it, it is going to clear out. we will head towards the eastern shore. that moves out and we get a little break so don't think it's going to be an all day event. but we have another round behind that. so, more showers and storms will be coming in here as we go into the afternoon. look on the bright side we need the rain. we are 6 inches below for the entire year. temperature wise is what we are working with this morning. mild at 64 in baltimore. we should be at 5 # for this time of the year. and 63 in annapolis and tillman close top 0 -- 70 and west minter at 606789 and federalsburg at 65 and goldsboro
of the gamin debate is in the hands of the 9% of people who are undecided. john's hopkins political science professor explains how the partnership would benefit if it goes through. >> if questions 7 succeeds, then he cuts his losses in half. pen national will take half the loss. cortish is a developer. if he will continue to develop, he needs operating capital. he can sell half of it to pen national, he has capital. >> that deal would have to be approved by the maryland state lottery agency. pen national will have to sell its other christina. companies cannot have an ownership stake of more than 5% in more than one can see no -- than one casino. it the election were held today, but 1% said they would vote to keep the same-sex marriage law on the books. 6% remain undecided. mayor stephanie rawlings blake called the voters and urge them to support the same-sex marriage measure. she joined with volunteers at campaign headquarters. at long debated issue will appear as question no. 6 on the november ballot. >> more than 12,000 maryland jobs could be a dent in jeopardy at congressional leaders re
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with all civilian forensic technicians in a fast-changing high-tech world. >> the science has grown dramatically in the last 20 years. and it will be a gradual transition. i think it's the way we have to go. it is the way of the future. with the science advancing as rapidly as it, i think it makes good sense. >> reporter: lanier praises the current officers who will get other uniform duties. the current chief medical examiner responsible for all death investigations will get moved from the old d.c. general hospital to the new facility that will be run bay civilian director. but the d.c. fraternal order of police union says the city is making a mistake replacing seasoned, sworn officers who know crime scenes. >> unless you're going to replace the experts, and that's massachusetts what those guys are, with experts, then that's potentially a problem. >> reporter: the union contends the city has failed to hire enough officers and is stretching the force to fill vacancies, while many officers quit or retire. >> we're going to continue to lose folks as the conditions inside the agency det
science professor matthew krenston said the poll reveals unlikely allies united in opposition and for different reasons. >> for republican, gambling represents way to get resources for the expansion of government without having to impose tax. way of short circuiting the political system. that's probably why they are opposed to that. for african-americans, reasons may be a little more complex. first, many belong to religious denominations that take a dim view of gambling. second, the largest concentration of african-americans in the state is this country where the new casino would go. >> pollsteres all probed who feels more intense about the issue? 54% of those claiming that expanded gaming is most likely to get them out to the polls plan to vote against it. so the pro and con tv ads may not be helping either side's cause. >> i think if they succeeded in making people angry on both sides. >> that was david collins reporting. >>> imagine 80% voter turnout in the united states. believe it or not, that was the actual statistic voting in the 2008 presidential election in one segmen
baby. >> doing math with the gets? >> doing s.t.e.avenue. m. >> science, technology, engineering, art and math. >> hey, do you do "gangnam style." >> what does that mean? >> gangnam sfooil? >> psy. the horse dance. >> the horse dance. >> you got it. >> like that. >> there we go. >> oh, yeah. oh, yeah. ♪ >> almost as good as david gregory. >> you name, it elmo can do it. >> there we go. >> that was fantastic. >> let's talk about -- did you read the "new york times." >> yeah, "new york times." there's an article that the word really is overused. >> really? >> really. >> really. >> a whole article devoted to, that really? >> really. >> it used to be kind of like that's surprising, but now it's that snarky really? >> really. >> really. >> it has been overused. by the writers and shows to make that kind of funny turn. it has been a little overused. what are some other -- i'm actually thinking of like, you know, like. >> like, and, you know, i'm a complete offender. >> seriously. >> serious ly. >> really? >> what words are overused? >> elmo loves overusing love. >> oh. >> you can't overus
for them. >> we have to get the wordous that it's easy and not science fiction and can help them gain independence and previous life back. >> reporter: specialty hospital in washington which helped her get off the ventilator donated $8,000 to her and her family and she was presented with an award from the johns hopkins hospital for being an inspiration to others. she tries not to look back on the night that changed her life forever. >> i mean, i ask myself, why, who, why would they do this, who did it. i have moments like that, but, i just leave it alone. >> reporter: instead she looks forward to years and decades of rehabilitation but also years and decades with her children and grandchildren. >> i still have use of my -- "don't -- i don't have use of my legs but i am glad i am still alive. i am still here. >> reporter: she has been able to recover some movement in her shoulder and hand but her doctor says fine motor skills might never return. police say they have no suspects in her shooting. christian schaeffer abc2 news. >> inspiration. >> wonderful story. >> strong lady. >>> stay
's this big. so at least it's shrinking. >> that is some science right there. >> sometimes it gets down to something that simple. >>> here it is on the radar. earlier, a couple of hours ago, you had areas from frederick to warrenton all the way down south that had the moderate and heavy rain. now it is a much smaller area. you can see it as we go ahead and zoom in. moderate pockets of heavy rain still happening along 29 from columbia to bethesda in d.c., woodbridge, clinton, even diehl. all of that is headed east through areas of anne arundel county and prince george's county over the next hour. rain falling. still have a southwest wind. later today, we'll have more of a westerly wind. that will be as this weather front finally comes through. that is why i think our best chance for afternoon showers and storms will be areas east and along i-95 and down across southern maryland. as far as the weekend goes, a lot of folks asking about the weekend. i think that front will be well south and east. sunshine around the area for saturday. a little area of low pressure on sunday. could bring jus
productive sciences center. his company does not advertise for egg donors but said it's a growing business, because more older couples are trying to get pregnant and need donor eggs. wood says colleges are a great place to advertise. because female students are smarter, healthier and more attractive than the general population. >> the younger they are, the better their eggs. >> i don't think i would do it personally. to me, it's something that money can't buy. but i think it's strange. >> reporter: megan says the idea of being paid to let a doctor harvest her eggs makes her very uncomfortable. she thinks the ads take advantage of college students who need money. >> i think that's exactly what they're doing. >> what i've found is that very few donors do it solely for the money. they love the idea that there's a couple that's desperate for a child, and they have a chance to help them. >> reporter: making good money doing it. wood said a woman can make $70,000 by having her eggs harvested a maximum of seven times over a five-year period. >> and we've had egg donors pay their way through colle
university is helping a program by awarding grant money to baltimore elementary schools. the national science foundation will award the funds over a five-year period and partnership with the schools. it will help 1300 students in grades three through five improve science and math education. here is sarah caldwell and traffic pulse 11. >> there is a busy ride out there. if you're traveling in the next few minutes, delays forming on southbound 795. they form from white marsh and continue down to the beltway. reid 7, philadelphia road and ridge road, watch for an accident in rosedale. 22 miles per hour on the west side outer loop. eastbound i-70 from 32 all way towards 29, expect delays. another one coming in on westbound 100 and oakwood road, creating a big backup approaching route 10. six miles per hour there. pretty heavy south of this exit. south of the beltway or these, these delays continue from white marsh down to the 895 split. tony, over to you. >> we are off to a nice start. plenty of sunshine out there. winds have shifted to the southwest. 48 in jarrettsville. you want to take in ligh
by preparing a hundred thousand additional... math and science teachers; training two million... americans with the job skills they need at our community... colleges; cutting the growth of tuition in half and... expanding student aid so more americans can afford it.t. fourth, a balanced plan to reduce our deficit by... four trillion dollars over the next decade, on top of the... trillion in spending we've already cut. i'd ask the wealthy to pay a little more. and as we end the war in afghanistan... let's apply half the savings to pay down our debt and... use the rest for some nation-building... right here at home. t's time for a new economic patriotism, rooted in the... belief that growing our economy begins with a strong... thriving middle cls. read my planan. compare it to governor romney's, and decide for yourself. thanks for listening. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> a mother and father say the death of their 12-year-old daughter has uncovered a major problem in the school system. >> now they want to see every school employees trained in cpr. >> this is ce
of two. today, he showed off his impressive collection of fossils and background in science. >> there is a dinosaur with 23 letters or something in that print what is the name of that? >> -- >> that's a very impressive. [laughter] [laughter] a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to stop question seven. they don't want competition. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. vote for maryland jobs and schools. vote for question seven. >> they are 250 members strong and their dedication to serving howard county. now the raven's want to think the naacp youth council with all they do it tonight at the raven's-brown's game. >> a typical day at the howard county naacp is council -- a gathering of members -- in age from 9 to 18 at the monthly meeting, there to decide how they can reach out to other young people and what they c
problem with things that are preventable in health care. areason's i got into this of the science of medical mistakes -- ever since i got into this area of science of medical mistakes, people have come up with all kinds of stories. people come up after conferences and it is almost as if somebody has a story of somebody they know or somebody they love. host: who is responsible? guest: i think there are no villains in this game. i think everybody is well intended. we have an opportunity for hospitals to increase the level of accountability by disclosing their patient outcomes. doctors' groups have come together and endorsed great ways to measure hospital quality. 2,000 track them at the patient level. do we think the public has a right to know about the quality of their hospitals? host: haven't we been tracking outcomes for 50 years? we just keep increasing the outcomes but it hasn't improved. guest: absolutely. there are all kinds of outcomes to attract. services grow and every hospital. a lot of people are falling through the cracks. we have great measures that doctors' groups i j
technologies, gtat, and gilead sciences. >> i'm going to say point blank, i'm going to give you why this is not a diversified portfolio. it's got too much high risk in terms of stocks. chipotle's is wild. only intel with a 4% yield is not spec. and gilead is a highly up and down crazy stock, that said, okay, you have an internet company, you've got a tech company, you've got a tech company that's very, very similar. keep intel. you have a biotech company and you have a food company. i need to see some diversified industrials. something like a ge in there would really help. and then i think we'll be in good shape. but please, cut the risk profile because a down 100 day, that portfolio is going to be down 5%. let's go to jimbo in michigan. >> thanks for taking my call. my five stocks are apple, aapl, intuitive surgical, isrg, pepsico, pep, johnson and johnson, jnj, disney, dis. am i diversified, jim? >> let's go to work here. for jimbo, which is what my sister nan always calls me. j and j, pharmaceutical, pepsi, disney, entertainment, intuitive surgical and apple is technology, you go
. >> the original or the newer ones? >> the original. come on, i'm a science person. >> it's hard to get your mind around something that significant, though. it's really crazy. >> spectacular stuff. fortunately, we know you can get your mind around the forecast. >>> i was just outside sampling the air. it's going to be one of those days where your hair does the wonky thing. >> it's already doing it. >> and we've got a little breeze out there too. it's like a damp breeze blowing. not good for hair. as far as today goes, let's head outside. normally, we'd be showing you the sunrise, but now the sun is rising later, setting earlier. in fact, now through march 16th of next year we have less than 12 hours of daylight. boo. that's all i have to say about that. ellicott city, maryland, at 59 degrees. gaithersburg from montgomery county to howard county. reston, virginia, 58 degrees. fort washington, maryland, currently coming in at 63 degrees. temperatures are up from where we've been the last couple of mornings. again, a little breeze out there. some of you may feel just a little chilled. on storm team
to other developed countries. the u.s. ranks 14th in reading, 17th in science and 25th in math. how to fix the education system was front and center in chicago this month as teachers walked off the job over issues of longer school days, merit pay and teacher evaluations. education reform is an issue in the presidential campaign. president obama and his republican challenger, mitt romney, both favor expanding charter schools, support standardized tests and want more accountability from teachers and principals. but the two men have significant disagreements. >> i think some of the main differences between governor romney and president obama when it comes to education come in the area of school choice. governor romney sees a really robust rule for school choice and school improvement whereas president obama like a lot of democrats has been skeptical of vouchers. >> reporter: romney supports taking federal dollars for educating special needs and low income families, known as title i funds and giving them directly to parents in the form of vouchers. although romney avoids using that word. >> fo
of a giant science lab. a tourist was among three people who died from the hanta virus. nine people became infected. scientists are now screening employees at the california park and testing rodents to get a better idea how the disease was transmitted. >>> a man faces charges for causing tense moments for passengers on a plane in midair. >> please help me! please help me! i can't breathe! >> that's the man yelling after fellow passengers restrained him. apparently moments before, he started pacing the cabin, then grabs women and harassed others. this happened on a united airlines flight from chicago to california on tuesday. passengers jumped into action and held the man with a belt until the flight landed. once on the ground, police arrested him. no one was hurt. >>> another united airlines flight had to return to the airport after two flight attendents got into an argument. that plane had just taken off from raleigh, north carolina. the captain asked police to meet them at the gate. just last week, an argument between two flight attendants caused a four-hour delay. >>> a new breakthrough
is a wonderful career to embark upon. >> math is just one critical area. there's a need in computer science, it's areas like chemistry and physics, a special-education, english as a second language and world bank which is. just down the hall here, is the teacher academy of maryland or high school teachers get a test of the real world. >> they go through a series of courses that helps them decide if they're interested in this profession. >> most have already made up their minds. >> you get a head start. the things we're doing now, you would do as a freshman in college. it is amazingly have this opportunity in our education system. we are ahead of everyone else and can go into college with a head start. >> it was really fun getting to work with the kids and getting to know them. >> school officials say there is a shortage of male and minority teachers as well. to see the entire staffing report, go to our web site and click on "education of our." schools in baltimore county just got $7 million stronger. part of a grant from johns hopkins university. the university partnerships will include 1600 st
-day forecast. we'll be right back. >>> sunday morning on "biocentury this week." science and the age of austerity. what will deep budget cults mean cutmean for n.i.h.? watch "biocentury this week" >>> good morning. welcome back to 9news now. it is 5:14. we're happy to say it's friday. hope you got some sleep last night. howard didn't because of all the noise from the thunder and lightning. >> thank goodness it's friday and we have time to recover before monday. it was a loud night for many. still have a little bit of rain going on this morning although most of it now is from d.c. and points east into prince george's county, northern charles, howard, east of montgomery and east side of d.c. it's pulling away. in the next hour or two, conditions should improve drastically from where they were a couple of hours ago. here's a look at the bus stop forecast. still some leftover showers or two. that will be about it. i think by the time you hit the buses in another 90 minutes, two hours, things will be much, much better. temperatures in the 60s. there could be a patch or two of fog. sunris
to go. it is the way of the future. and with the science advancing as rapidly as it is, i think it makes good sense. >> unless you're going to replace the experts -- and that's what those guys are, experts -- with experts, then it's potentially a problem. >> d.c. police says the city has not hired enough officers and has stretched the force too thin. >>> this morning parks and service will announce the contractor picked to repair the earthquake damaged washington monument. the monument sustained serious structural damage in last year's 5.2 magnitude quake. the top of the obelisk has large cracks. the repairs are expected to cost $15 million. the monument won't reopen until sometime in 2014. look for the latest on "news 4 midday" at 11:00 and on our website, nbcwashington.com of. >>> a major casino and gaming company wants to buy a stake in the largest gaming center maryland live. penn national gaming, which also jones rosecroft race way in prince george's county wants to buy a stake in maryland live. penn national has been trying to defeat maryland's gaming bill, and their hollywood casi
team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson. >> it is cool. science is always cool. and the fact we've got fog out. what makes fog form? the clear sky and calm winds. >>> it is pretty calm right now. the rain has moved out. a lot of moisture. that's the area that had the heavy rain. dense fog advisory for fauquier county, spotsylvania county, and off to the west in albemarle county. we're at 63 in fairfax and reston. areas around calvert, 63. franconia, your hometown forecast. 7:00 a.m., still cloud cover around the area. 68 degrees around 7:00. low 70s, some sunshine around noon. after 3:00 today, when you really want to keep an eye on the sky, especially areas south of d.c. around southern maryland over toward rappahannock again, the same areas that had the heavy rain yesterday. 81 with a 40% chance of rain for today. your seven day forecast coming up in a couple of minutes. right now first 4 traffic. >> thanks, veronica. >>> right now tracking breaking news on the roadway. if you're traveling the dulles access road eastbound, still seeing all the eastbound lanes of the access road block
in fields from medicine to science, art, and journalism. recipients don't often know they've been nominated until they find out they are winners. >>> one of the winners of the award almost missed the chance to accept. mann m mandolin player chris thiel repeatedly ignored calls from the macarthur foundation. he thought they were election year robocalls. he finally researched the number online and found they were the macarthur foundation. >>> the debate over gay marriage continues in the baltimore ravens locker room. for the second time this season, a ravens player is going public with his opinion. center matt burke wrote an op ed for his paper the minneapolis "star-tribune," wrote an opinion. burke, who is a harvard grad wrote, "i hope that in voicing my beliefs i encourage people on both sides to use reason and charity as they enter this debate." ravens coach john harbaugh says he encourages the debate as long as it is respectful. >>> we've been talking about baseball and football, and now training camp begins for the wizards today. one of the team's biggest stars won't be on the court for
holding businesses responsible. >> in the light jacket. >> hi, i co-chaired the defense science energy security task force with jim schlesinger and i currently just been named the technical cochairman of the chief of naval operations vulnerability on energy security and i would like to talk about, first of i like to take the opportunity say that, the states and ferc on electricity and energy regulation, the states regulate almost exclusively for rate, rates, not for reliability at all. and ferc regulations are, they can take effect after a process that takes four to six years. in light of the rate of threat which is something else i wanted to talk about, we have no effective regulatory system. so i'm particularly concerned about sif and particularly concerned about cyber and i, i would like to call into question the perishability of cyber solutions. the lot of the discussion today, which i completely agree with all of it, focused on the cyber solutions to the cyber problems but i would like to point out that because of the rate of the threat, particularly with the bad actors, we might
and science teachers. we need that to move forward as a country. >> that's a total, though, right? >> educating -- training two million new workers in our community colleges in conjunction with business to fill jobs that are open right now. boosting american manufacturing by ending the tax break that sends jobs overseas and giving tax incentives to companies that start manufacturing businesses here. these are specific tangible proposals and, candy, i believe that they will pass because i believe the american people are supportive of that. >> but they haven't passed. >> it will be rendered on november 6 wrth. >> no, they haven't. >> for two years jobs -- >> some of the specific proposals haven't, but, candy, think about the logical extension of what you're saying. what you're saying is so we select the other guy because he will implement the proposals of the republican congress has pushed to cut taxes by $5 trillion skewed to the wealthy, can't pay for it. that will add burdens to the middle class to slash education, to slash research and development. >> i'm not suggesting -- >> he
. you can find this deal now on groupon. >>> who wants whiter teeth? smile sciences is offering its complete teeth whitennenning solution kit for just 29 bucks. this is 90% off. regular price $299. this offer is available on daily deals.com. if you have an offer you've seen or you're a local merchant with a deal for our viewers, i would love to hear from ow facebook. i -- from you on facebook. i will send it over to andrea. >>> remember when you didn't have to take off your jackets or shoes to get through airport screening? a new check point at dulles will allow some passengers to go through security a little faster. acts will scan the boarding pass of flyers interested in using the new check point. if they're eligible, travelers could move through security while still wearing jackets and shoes. flyers may not have to pull out their liquids or laptops. dulles is the first airport in the country to use this risk- based check point. >>> according to "playboy" magazine, the nation's top party school just less than two hours away. the university of virginia. playboy editors awarded the
, absolutely. >> i was reading about a tiny telescope that sounds like science fiction. do you do that? >> that telescope is very cool. it's so tiny it can be delivered directly into the i'm everything the patient sees in front of them will -- eye. everything the patient sees in front of them will be magnified and use their other eye for peripheral vision. >> there's the telescope and also i would imagine medication. >> there are lots of medications. the wet form makes 90% of the permanent vision loss for macular jean racing, but the medications are great -- degeneration, but the medications are great for stablizing the disease and 40% of the time can improve the condition. >> thank you, doctor. >>> not a moment too soon. hi. >> we're waiting for you. thanks for showing up, appreciate it. some clouds now, nothing here but big storms off to the west. >> we are seeing some signs. it has a thickness in the air. >> a little more humid, too derek having a bad hair day. >> leave my head alone. >> we've been watching the past three or four hours in the shenandoah valley along i-81 where most
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